The king places the talisman on his sleeping wife, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Fiftieth Night

Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper | 11 x 10.8cm | c. 1560

Unknown Artist

The king, believing that his wife has carried on an affair with a slave, acquires a talisman that will make her tell the truth. She reveals that the young man is not her lover, but her son from a former marriage. In reality, the talisman is not magic...
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